Innovative Methods & Training

£1.7 million savings for public services thanks to innovation development tool CLEAR IDEAS

Increasing innovation skills to improve the delivery of public services

Right across the research discipline spectrum, we are at the forefront of co-producing knowledge, with dedicated research centres that specialise in building partnerships across and beyond academia.

Sheffield leads £16.8m investment in world-class postgraduate research training

Postgraduates at the University and six other northern universities will benefit from the new White Rose Social Science Doctoral Training Partnership

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In the spotlight: Sheffield Methods Institute

The SMI is transforming the social science research environment by developing world-class training in quantitative and qualitative research methods.

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Paper of the month: Urban crisis - Bonfire of vanities to find opportunities in the ashes

Professor Tim May argues that a critical urban studies needs to examine the reproduction of crisis in cities not just at a macro level, but also in the day-to-day activities in urban administrations.

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Urban studies rethink